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Title: Nasalization, Neutral Segments, and Opacity Effects
Written By: Rachel Walker

This book explores cross-linguistic variation in nasalization spreading known as nasal harmony; it presents a survey of nasal harmony patterns in over 75 languages, and builds on the findings of this study to achieve a unified phonological understanding of the phenomenon. This book will be of interest to researchers in phonology, phonetics, morphology, and typology and universals, as well as scholars interested in Amazonian and Bantoid languages.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Garland Publishers
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Language Family(ies): Bantoid
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0815338368
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288 p
Prices: $75.00